FECHNER'S LAW

a law that relates subjective experience to changes in stimulus intensity. This psychophysical formula proposes that the sensation experienced is proportional to the logarithm of the stimulus magnitude. See also Stevens law; Weber

FECHNER'S LAW: "Fechner's law looks at the magnitude of a stimulus."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FECHNER'S LAW," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fechners-law/ (accessed August 15, 2018).
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